FERC regulates by issuing formal written orders relating to an entire industry or one or more specific companies.
It is comprised of six "Libraries":
Documents usually fall into one or more of the Libraries (on the basis of the FERC regulatory programs):
Within each Library, there are two categories of documents:
Submittals are a general category of documents and other materials addressed to the Commission officers or offices, filed with the Office of the Secretary, or otherwise delivered to the Commission.
Each category is divided into classifications, then segmented by Type.